CHICAGO – August 18, 2010 – Research shows dog owners have proven health benefits, tending to have lower blood pressure and cholesterol say psychologists at Queen’s University in Belfast. This month, canines’ best friends in Chicago can now show thanks to their pooches at Montrose Harbor for “Dog Day On the Green” on Sunday, August 29th. The free family festival kicks off at 9 AM with The American Cancer Society’s Bark For Life and will be followed by educational activities for dog owners and their furry best friends. The event is being held by the City of Chicago Clerk’s Office to encourage dog owner’s to register their pet with the city and provides information on taking care of their animal.
The event will include a Dog Fashion Show put on by Barker & Meowsky from 11:30 AM at the Main Stage. Barker & Meowsky is a pet boutique located in Chicago which offers exclusive pet products for pets of all sizes for over a decade. Their huge selection includes apparel, collars, carriers and more accessories to pamper both dogs and cats. Alice Lerman, founder of Barker & Meowsky, has stated, “We are so excited to be participating in this year’s ‘Dog Day On the Green’. We believe dog registration is important and look forward to having fun and supporting the event by styling dogs with our latest fashions.” If you see anything you like, all apparel featured in the fashion show may be purchased at the Barker & Meowsky store located at 1003 W. Armitage or online at www.barkerandmeowsky.com.
Event: THE 2nd ANNUAL “DOG DAY ON THE GREEN”
BARKER & MEOWSKY DOG FASHION SHOW
Date: Sunday, August 29, 2010
Location: Montrose Harbor, Intersection of Simonds and Montrose Dr.
Fashion Show on Main Stage
Time: Event starts at 9 AM, Fashion Show at 11:30 AM
For more information on the event visit www.dogdayonthegreen.com or call 312-738- 1302.
About Barker & Meowsky
Barker & Meowsky is a paw firm, specializing in making pets and people, happy and healthy. They provide expert advice, best-in-breed products and in-store access to pet services, such as grooming, to make caring for pets easy. Founded in 1998, Barker & Meowsky is located at 1003 W. Armitage in Chicago, Illinois and their products are also available via their online store at www.barkerandmeowsky.com.